The Wind and Beyond, A Documentary Journey into the History of Aerodynamics in America Volume 1: The Ascent of the Airplane
NASA | 2003 | ISBN: 97608567643126 | English | 354 pages | PDF | 4.2 MB
Airplane travel is surely one of the most significant technological achievements of the last century. The impact of the airplane goes far beyond the realm of the history of technology and touches upon virtually every aspect of society, from economics to politics to engineering and science. While space exploration often claims more public glory than aeronautics research, many more individuals have been able to fly within the Earth’s atmosphere than above it. Thus, aeronautics and air travel have had an enormous practical impact on many more individuals.